Planet Outlook
December 01, 2020
Air Pollution Increasing Risks of Premature Births

Air Pollution Increasing Risks of Premature Births

Most pregnancies last 40 weeks; a baby is known as a premature or pre-term when her or she is born before the completion of 37th week. Based on the gestational age, pre-term babies are sub-categorised as extremely preterm (less than 28 weeks), very preter

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Planet Outlook
December 01, 2020
Exporting air pollution impacts the health of most Indians

Exporting air pollution impacts the health of most Indians

The current way we do business exports disease, disabilities and deaths to emerging economies. It’s been 50 years since the Clean Air Act of 1970 was launched in the United States. In that time the United States has reduced its air pollution emissions

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Planet Outlook
November 21, 2020
AAP’s Plea to the Air Quality Commission for Filing Cases Against Punjab-Haryana CMs

AAP’s Plea to the Air Quality Commission for Filing Cases Against Punjab-Haryana CMs

The AAP wants to appeal to the Air Quality Commission as well as the Supreme Court to take suo motu cognizance and lodge cases of criminal negligence against the chief ministers of Haryana and Punjab

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Planet Outlook
November 21, 2020
Relief for Gurugram as Air Pollution Recorded Lowest in One Month

Relief for Gurugram as Air Pollution Recorded Lowest in One Month

The people of Gurugram got a huge relief from air pollution as the PM 2.5 level on Tuesday was recorded to be 166.

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Planet Outlook
November 20, 2020
Delhi’s Air Goes from Being ‘Severe’ to ‘Moderate’

Delhi’s Air Goes from Being ‘Severe’ to ‘Moderate’

Delhi's air quality was recorded in the “moderate” category on Wednesday morning, while government agencies said no significant change is likely in the next three to four days.

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Planet Outlook
November 19, 2020
Air Quality Improves Hugely in Delhi-NCR as Rain hits the Region

Air Quality Improves Hugely in Delhi-NCR as Rain hits the Region

Delhi's air quality improved "significantly" on Monday due to light rain and favourable wind speed and was recorded in the 'poor' category after a 15-day spell of 'very poor' and 'severe' air days.

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Planet Outlook
November 19, 2020
More than 100 Arrested by Ghaziabad Police for Selling and Bursting Crackers

More than 100 Arrested by Ghaziabad Police for Selling and Bursting Crackers

Police have booked over 100 people for selling and bursting crackers on Diwali against the ban imposed by the National Green Tribunal to curb pollution, an official said here on Monday.

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Planet Outlook
November 19, 2020
Environment Minister Gopal Rai Hopeful as 70 Per Cent of Delhi Resident Obeyed the Government Ban on Fire Crackers

Environment Minister Gopal Rai Hopeful as 70 Per Cent of Delhi Resident Obeyed the Government Ban on Fire Crackers

Environment Minister Gopal Rai on Monday said around 70 per cent people in Delhi did not burn firecrackers on Diwali after the AAP government imposed a ban on the same, and the results will be better next year.

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Planet Outlook
November 19, 2020
UP Police books 35 People for Burning Firecrackers Disobeying the Ban

UP Police books 35 People for Burning Firecrackers Disobeying the Ban

Thirty-five people who allegedly burst firecrackers defying the ban on it have been issued challans by police in Uttar Pradesh's Greater Noida, officials said on Monday.

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Planet Outlook
November 17, 2020
Firecrackers Go Green, Will Have QR Code for Easy Identification

Firecrackers Go Green, Will Have QR Code for Easy Identification

Green firecrackers sold this year would have a novel feature of quick response (QR) coding system to avoid manufacturing and sale of counterfeit products, the Karnataka government has said in its order.

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